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19 February 2019

Vietnamese Buddhist monk speaks out against animal cruelty at New Year festivals

Buddhist monk Thich Minh Thanh has told media in Vietnam that beginning the New Year by chopping pigs or stabbing buffalos will not bring good luck.

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15 February 2019

World Whale Day: The beluga communities crushed for the circus

Distinctive white whales live in communal groups, migrate thousands of miles and raise each other’s young, but are being poached to stock aquariums.

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15 February 2019

Hippos: Aggressive and deadly, but also vital to Africa’s ecosystems

The hippo is crucial to entire ecosystems and as populations dwindle, their loss will cause other species to die out too.

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14 February 2019

Rescued sun bear steps on grass for first time after 15 years of cruel captivity

Sun bear Aurora worked up the courage to explore the unknown – finding cool grass beneath her paws, coconuts and even potential new friends.

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12 February 2019

Protected species rescued as Indonesian hotel is struck by second wildlife raid

Three birds of prey and a crocodile rescued from a hotel by Animals Asia’s Indonesian partner — the second time this hotel has been caught illegally harbouring wildlife.

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08 February 2019

Elephant racing festival highlights urgent need for shift to ethical tourism

As a festival featuring performing elephants in Vietnam approaches, Animals Asia calls on the country to transition to cruelty-free tourism and celebrations.

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07 February 2019

TripAdvisor stops profiting from Vietnam’s cruellest tour operator after pressure from activists

“Eco-tourism” facility which forces protected species to perform tricks for entertainment has been dropped by world’s biggest travel site.

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05 February 2019

“Heart-breaking but full of hope”: Rick Wakeman releases music videos to honour bears killed by cruelty

Moon bears Cyril and Rocky both passed away after being rescued by Animals Asia from extreme cruelty and have been immortalised by legendary musician Rick Wakeman.

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